Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. With its head quarter in Ireland, Concern has been working in Bangladesh since 1972.


Concern is looking for a suitable candidate for the following position:

Title of the Position: Senior Human Resources Officer – Emergency Response
Number of Position: One (01)
Type of Contract:  Initially One (01) year with possibility of extension
Gross Annual Salary range (inclusive of Festival Bonus, Gratuity and Provident Fund): BDT 8,19,214.00 - BDT 1,152,695.00

Duty Station:

Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar

Job Purpose: S/he will have overall responsibility for ensuring high quality HR support and guidance for the Emergency response operations in Cox’s Bazar and support Concern employees, and our country management team on a variety of HR issues. Key priorities will include recruitment and on boarding, management of personnel files and promotion of the organization’s values and policy commitments amongst all employees. This position will be expected to provide more strategic HR support and liaise very closely with National HR team.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

  • Facilitating recruitment process for all field office positions i.e. advertisement, applications screening, coordinate interviews and complete selection process according to the organizational recruitment policy in coordination with head office HR department.
  • Ensure systematic, professional and complete documentation process is maintained for each recruitment to clearly demonstrate basis for all decisions made.
  • Ensure staff induction/orientation for newly joined staff
  • Ensure regular and timely Performance Development Review (PDR) are undertaken and results are analysed and shared with Head office HR colleagues and Cox’s Bazar EMT to support effective Training and Development planning.
  • Ensuring effective filing system is maintained for all HR documents, providing information to managers and other staff as required
  • Ensuring all staff are provided with ID card, replacing ID cards when necessary in a timely manner.
  • Monitor contract status, probation periods and end of contract for all employees.
  • Ensuring regular HR reports are generated and shared with the relevant people.
  • Ensuring all HR forms are regularly updated and easily available and proactively provided to all project staff for use.
  • Manage the organisations insurance scheme in a professional and timely manner;
  • Orienting staff on policy and procedures relating to medical and other insurance coverages.
  • Supporting Head Office HR in areas such as staff performance management, staff orientation, development and training, compensation and benefits; managing employee relations, conflict resolution, disciplinary etc.
  • Supporting Finance Department by providing staff members bank account related information in timely manner so that the salary disbursement is done smoothly
  • Promote and ensure compliance with the requirements of Concern’s HR policies, Concern’s Code of Conduct and its associated safeguarding policies and Core Humanitarian Standards of Accountability to ensure maximum protection to programme beneficiaries, and to welcome feedback.
  • Undertake other related duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Country Director/Programmes Director or the line manager.

Key Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in HRM. Preferable for professional qualification.
  • At least 5 years progressively responsible work experience in the both areas of HRM and HRD
  • Experience of working for international and development oriented organisations.
  • Experience of sourcing and attracting candidates and understanding of competency based recruitment.
  • Understanding of current best practices in HRM.
  • Have good knowledge on Rohingya refugee programmes
  • Demonstrate ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal as well as Bangla.
  • Proficient knowledge of standard computer software.

Necessary Skills and competencies

  • Delivering Results
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Effective Communication
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership and people management
  • Planning & Organising
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Excellent English Language (both written and spoken)
  • Relationship Building
  • Influencing and advocacy
  • Writing & Research skills
  • Information Technology (MS Office, Internet)
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Managing change

Job Description: Click here to download

Job Application Form: Click here to download

If you feel that your qualification and experience matches with our requirements, and you have a shared commitment to Concern’s values, please email the completed Job Application Form, your updated CV with photograph and National ID to

Closing Date of Application: 21 September 2019

Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies

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Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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